The 17th Annual Western Loudoun Art & Studio Tour


Friday, Saturday, Sunday, June 7, 8 & 9, 2024

10:00am - 5:00pm NOTE: Not all studios open on Friday, June 7

Chip Beck

Fiber Arts, Painting, Artist's books

Goose Island Art Barn
15694 Hillsboro Road,
Hillsboro, VA 20132

Loudoun Valley Cluster, 2024 Stop #16


© Chip Beck image copyright protected

Acrylic/Mixed Media: The Climber
Depiction of Chacoan climber at Pueblo Bonito 1000 years ago at i at the Chaco Canyon Cultural National Park. Part of NPS CCNHP Collection.

Former Combat Artist & Loudoun Now Editorial Cartoonist Dr. Chip Beck is currently the resident historical artist for Hillsboro, Virginia, a quaint village established in 1752 and originally known as The Gap. Beck has set it as his mission to render watercolor paintings of the historic stone or log buildings of the 18th and 19th Centuries. Dr. Beck is also a photographer and writer who has written, produced, and published two books through Goose Island Publishing—part of the Goose Island Art Barn complex.

© Chip Beck image copyright protected

Acrylic: Maasi Sunset
Maasai warriors at Oleopolis, Kenya (on site)
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Acrylic/Mixed Media: Destiny Awaits
This painting is part of the Stone Soldier series and represents a Union soldier stepping off Cemetary Ridge and into an unknown fate during Pickett's Charge.
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Acrylic Mixed Media: Fajada Sunset
Landscape rendering of the phenomenal light shows exhibited over this iconic butte at Chaco Canyon.,
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Watercolor: Molly
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Watercolor: Louis
Portrait of a Hillsboro VA native son
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Watercolor & ink: Old Stone Church
Rendering of Hillsboro's 1852 Episcopal Methodist Church as it appeared before a 2022 fire.
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Watercolor: Arnold Grove Cemetery
Colonial era cemetery at Hillsboro Virginia

Available from this artist:
Paintings, fabric art

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - June 7, 8 and 9, 2024

Map and Directions:

Loudoun Valley Stop #16

Directions to Goose Island Art Barn:

From Hillsboro Old Stone School on Rt. 9, take Hillsboro Rd (690) south toward Purcellville for 1 mile. Beck Family Farm is 2nd farm on the left (east side) after Koerner Rd. with dark gray house, red barn, and pond. Park near barn.

From Purcellville, go north on Hillsboro Rd. (690) about 3.5 miles (past Walsh Family Winery) to farm on the right side (east).

Enter the farm on the paved driveway, then halfway down, turn left on to the gravel driveway toward the Red Art Barn.

Supplement these directions with the Google Map location.

Connect with this artist:

Special interview with the artist on YouTube

You can also find this artist on Instagram at